Publications & Documents


  • 16-September-2008

    English

    Job-related Training and Benefits: A Review of Evidence and Explanations (EDU Working Paper No. 19)

    This paper reviews the literature on job-related training and the effects of these investments for different groups of individuals. The paper also elaborates on the theories, empirical explanations, and policy implications that can be drawn from these findings.

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  • 11-September-2008

    English

    OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: China

    This review assesses the current status of China’s national innovation system and policies, and recommends the most important improvements required in both the policy and institutional environments for China to succeed in promoting innovation through a market-based approach.

  • 9-September-2008

    English

    Soaring student numbers pose funding and quality challenges for universities in OECD countries

    With more and more high-school graduates going on to university, governments face tough decisions on funding and quality standards to ensure that their education systems respond adequately to booming demand for degrees, a new OECD publication shows.

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  • 8-September-2008

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    Compendium of Patent Statistics 2008

    This document provides a snapshot of the latest available internationally comparable data on patents. The indicators presented are specifically designed to reflect recent trends in inventive activities across a wide range of OECD member and non-member countries.

  • 1-August-2008

    English

    2nd OECD Conference on Innovation in the Software Sector, 6 October 2008

    This conference will consider innovation in the software sector from business and economic perspectives, taking into account the factors that drive innovation, including key framework conditions.

  • 1-July-2008

    English

    OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: Norway

    This volume reviews the strengths and weaknesses of Norway’s innovation system and recommends steps the government could take to foster innovation activity and increase the impact of innovation on the country’s future prosperity and social well-being.

  • 16-June-2008

    English

    The Internationalisation of Business R&D: Evidence, Impacts and Implications

    Intensified global competition has forced companies to innovate and develop commercially viable products and services faster. This report brings together the empirical evidence on the internationalisation of business research and development.

  • 6-June-2008

    English

    The OECD REGPAT Database: A Presentation (STI Working Paper 2008/2)

    This database presents patent data linked to regions according to the addresses of the applicants and inventors. The data have been regionalised at a very detailed level so that more than 2000 regions are covered across OECD countries.

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  • 19-May-2008

    English, , 746kb

    Intellectual Assets and Value Creation: Synthesis Report

    Intellectual assets are central to value creation, economic growth and competitiveness in a modern economy. Building on these issues, this brochure provides an integrated perspective on recent OECD work covering three dimensions: macro, regional and firm-level.

  • 16-May-2008

    English

    Drivers for Reform Strategies – Learning and Innovation

    Keynote address by Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General, delivered at the Conference marking the 40th Anniversary of OECD’s Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) on “Learning in the 21st Century: Research, Innovation and Policy”.

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